Heart disease is a prevalent health issue affecting millions of people worldwide. While cardiologists specialise in treating heart conditions, general practitioners (GP) play a crucial role in detecting and managing heart disease. Below, read about the vital role of doctors in identifying heart disease, providing preventive care and collaborating with specialists to deliver comprehensive treatment.
Recognising the Signs and Symptoms
As primary care physicians, GPs are trained to recognise early warning signs such as chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue and palpitations.